Peer-reviewed publications

Here are listed all my publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals, arranged by year.


  • SALVADOR, R.B.; TÜTKEN, T.; TOMOTANI, B.M.; BERTHOLD, C.; RASSER, M.W. 2018. Paleoecological and isotopic analysis of fossil continental mollusks
    of Sandelzhausen (Miocene, Germany). Paläontologische Zeitschrift.  [LINK]
  • TOMOTANI, B.M.; MUIJRES, F.T.; KOELMAN, J.; CASAGRANDE, S.; VISSER, M.E. 2018. Simulated moult reduces flight performance but overlap with breeding does not affect breeding success in a long-distance migrant. Functional Ecology 32: 389–401.  [PDF]
  • TOMOTANI, B.M.; VAN DER JEUGD, H.; GIENAPP, P.; DE LA HERA, I.; PILZECKER, J.; TEICHMANN, C.; VISSER, M.E. 2018. Climate change leads to differential shifts in the timing of annual cycle stages in a migratory bird. Global Change Biology 24(2): 823–835.  [PDF]


  • SALVADOR, R.B.; VAN DER JEUGD, H.; TOMOTANI, B.M. 2017. Taxonomy of the European Pied Flycatcher Ficedula hypoleuca (Aves: Muscicapidae). Zootaxa 4291(1): 171–182.  [PDF]
  • SILVEIRA, L.F.; TOMOTANI, B.M.; CESTARI, C.; STRAUBE, F.C.; PIACENTINI, V.Q. 2017. Ortalis remota: a forgotten and critically endangered species of chachalaca (Galliformes: Cracidae) from Eastern Brazil. Zootaxa 4306(4): 524–536.  [PDF]
  • TOMOTANI, B.M.; CAGLAR, E.; DE LA HERA, I.; MATEMAN, C.; VISSER, M.E. 2017. Early arrival is not associated with more extra-pair fertilizations in a long-distance migratory bird. Journal of Avian Biology 48: 854–861.  [PDF]
  • ÅKESSON, S.; ILIEVA, M.; KARAGICHEVA, J.; RAKHIMBERDIEV, E.; TOMOTANI, B.M.; HELM, B. 2017. Timing avian long-distance migration: from internal clock mechanisms to global flights. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 372: 20160252.  [LINK]


  • TOMOTANI, B.M. & SILVEIRA, L.F. 2016. A reassessment of the taxonomy of Crypturellus noctivagus (Wied, 1820). Revista Brasileira de Ornitologia 24(1): 34-45.  [PDF]
  • TOMOTANI, B.M.; GIENAPP, P.; BEERSMA, D.G.M.; VISSER, M.E. 2016. Climate change relaxes the time constraints for late-born offspring in a long-distance migrant. Proceedings of the Royal Society B 283: 20161366.  [LINK]
  • TOMOTANI, B.M.; AMAYA, J.P.; ODA, G.A.; VALENTINUZZI, V.S. 2016. Social modulation of the daily activity rhythm in a solitary subterranean rodent, the tuco-tuco (Ctenomys sp). Sleep Science 9(4): 280-284.  [PDF]


  • SALVADOR, R.B. & TOMOTANI, B.M. 2014. The Kraken: when myth encounters science. História, Ciências, Saúde -Manguinhos 21: 971-994.  [PDF]


  • FLÔRES, D.E.F.L.; TOMOTANI, B.M.; TACHINARDI, P.; ODA, G.A.; VALENTINUZZI, V.S. 2013. Modeling natural photic entrainment in a subterranean rodent (Ctenomys aff. knighti), the Tuco-Tuco. PLoS ONE 8(7): e68243.  [PDF]


  • TOMOTANI, B.M. & ODA, G.A. 2012. Diurnos ou noturnos? Discutindo padrões temporais de atividade. Revista da Biologia 9(3): 1–6.  [PDF]
  • TOMOTANI, B.M.; FLÔRES, D.E.F.L.; TACHINARDI, P.; PALIZA, J.D.; ODA, G.A.; VALENTINUZZI, V.S. 2012. Field and laboratory studies provide insights into the meaning of day-time activity in a subterranean rodent (Ctenomys aff. knighti), the Tuco-tuco. PLoS ONE 7(5): e37918.  [PDF]


  • TOMOTANI, B.M. 2010. Aspectos evolutivos do splicing alternativo. Revista da Biologia 4: 44-49.